2014 Volleyball Canada U23 Selection Tournament

Objective:
Identify and select athletes who will have an immediate as well as long-term impact on the Beach National Team.
Nominate teams for the NORCECA U23 World Championships Qualification event


Registration:
Athletes registering for the Volleyball Canada’s U23 Selection Tournament MUST indicate their partner. Each team member must register separately

To register for the Volleyball Canada’s U23 Selection Tournament (MALE)
please click HERE

To register for the Volleyball Canada’s U23 Selection Tournament (FEMALE)
please click HERE


Registration Deadline:

Wednesday January 15, Midnight EST
Please note: the first 12 teams per gender to register will be accepted into the tournament.


Under 23 vs. 23 and Under
The U23 abbreviation means that the athlete must be under the age of 23 years old within that competition year. (E.g. 22 years and younger)

This is different than the abbreviation 23U, which implies that an athlete is 23 years old or younger during that competition year


Eligibility for the Selection Tournament
U23 – Date of Birth, January 1st 1992 or later
Maximum of 12 teams per gender 
Please note: the first 12 teams per gender to register will be accepted into the tournament.


Team
 Nomination
The winning team of each gender of Volleyball Canada’s U23 Selection Tournament will be nominated for the NORCECA U23 World Championships Qualification event.

Please note: The 2nd place team in each gender of Volleyball Canada’s U23 Selection Tournament will be nominated as the alternate team.

2014 NORCECA U23 World Championship Qualification event
TBA

2014 FIVB U23 World Championships
TBA


Schedule
Sunday, January 19

     8:00 Preliminary Inquiry and Technical Meeting
     9:00 Matches start 
Monday, January 20
     9:00 Matches start 


Location
Volleyball Canada  - High Performance Facility (HPF)
Downsview Park
75 Carl Hall Drive, Unit 3
Toronto, Ontario
M3K 2B6


Registration Fee
Early registration fee: $80 plus tax per athlete (On or before January 8)
Registration fee: $100 plus tax per athlete (January 9 to January 15)

Please note that each athlete will be responsible for his/her own accommodation, meals and transportation while in Toronto as well as transportation costs to and from Toronto
*Refunds: No refunds will be given after the start of the preliminary inquiry
*Cancellations: Cancellations prior to the preliminary inquiry will incur $25 administration fee


Requirements
Present Canadian passport at the tournament
NORCECA Health Certificate (BV-04) form


Personal Coaches
Provincial Team Coaches and Personal Coaches are welcome to attend and support the teams.


Practice Schedule
Teams can sign up for practice sessions on January 16 and 17, by sending an e-mail request to the  Beach National Team Coordinator, Marc Stromme mstromme@volleyball.ca


Injuries
Should an injury prevent you from attending or adversely affect you at the tournament, please notify us of your status immediately. Athletes attending the tournament are expected to be physically and mentally prepared to compete.


Additional Information
Participation within Volleyball Canada’s U23 Selection Tournament may qualify you for additional Fulltime Training Centre opportunities.

For additional information Fulltime Training Centre please click HERE
For additional information Talent Transfer Program (Indoor to Beach) please click HERE
For additional information Tall Maples Program please click HERE
For additional information Sport Canada carding camp please click HERE

 

For any questions or concerns please contact:
Marc Stromme
Beach National Team Coordinator
mstromme@volleyball.ca
Tel: 416-628-3717 ext. 402 
Fax: 647-345-3441